james bond

  • The Bond girls: then and now

    Ursula Andress - Honey Ryder in ‘Dr. No’ (1962) Last seen acting in art project ‘The Cremaster 5’ in 1997, she’s still the archetypal Bond girl (Credit: MGM/Rex)

  • Shaken, not stirred, in India: If James Bond were to be from Bollywood

    James Bond may just take a whole new avatar, if, according to director Steven Spielberg’s wishes, British actor Idris Elba were to become the next Bond. While Elba considers himself too old, and is uncomfortable with being called a possible Black Bond, the current Bond, Daniel Craig, is also not keen on returning to the series, after his previous outing, Spectre. Bollywood may currently not be in the reckoning for the next Bond, but with the way our stars are going international, who is to say – a future James Bond may just be a desi.

  • Aidan Turner: 10 Things You Might Not Know About The Bond Contender

    If you believe the bookies, Aidan Turner is heir apparent to the coveted role of James Bond once Daniel Craig eventually hangs up his tuxedo, mainly thanks his starring role in the BBC drama ‘Poldark’. - The Most Scandalous Film Sets - Baywatch Cast: Then and Now - Gay Kiss Removed From Tarzan Every time the show is on Twitter breaks out into a frenzy over the 31-year-old leading man, but how much do you know about his life before Poldark? Here’s 10 things you might not know about Aidan Turner… His TV Debut Was In Another Sexy Period Drama Turner’s first TV role was playing Bedoli in ‘The Tudors’ - but he only had 52-seconds of screentime. He’s in the very first episode if you fancy trying to find him. His First Acting Gig Was Flogging Eggs When he was just 18, Turner was in an advert for Bord Bia - AKA The Irish Food Board - who promote sales of produce in the country.

  • The Precise Moments 10 Movie Franchises Jumped The Shark

    Almost every film series at some point “jumps the shark”. 

  • Tom Hiddleston Debunks Claims He’s The Next James Bond

    British actor Tom Hiddleston’s completely dismissed the idea that he’ll become the next James Bond once current 007 Daniel Craig hangs up his tuxedo.

  • The Ickiest Moments In Blockbuster Movie History

    It’s as if George Lucas was trying to win a bet – what was the worst comic-book character he could adapt into a film, and what would people least like to see in it? The answer was 'Howard: A New Breed Of Hero’, and Howard the Duck having sex with a lady. Said lucky lady was Lea Thompson, she of the mother-son combo from 'Back To The Future’, completing her 80s double-header of weird movie romances.

  • Tom Hiddleston Says He’s Up For Being James Bond

    After a huge amount of speculation over who’ll take the reigns as James Bond after Daniel Craig, it appears Tom Hiddleston is up for the challenge. Speaking in an interview with The Sunday Times after his lauded role in BBC’s ‘The Night Manager’, the Brit had a lot to say regarding the future of the James Bond franchise and any involvement he’d have. “Time magazine ran a poll and there were like, 100 actors on the list, including Angelina Jolie,” he recalled.

  • 26 actors who could be the next James Bond

    Daniel Craig’s days as James Bond could be numbered. Who could take on the role of Ian Fleming’s gentleman spy next? Based on the bookies’ favourites (with a few humble suggestions of our own) here are the actors who we think could potentially be 007th official Bond…

  • See The James Bond Gadgets That Weren't Used In SPECTRE (Exclusive)

    From jet packs to exploding pens, James Bond has historically enjoyed a plethora of gadgets to get him in and out of spy scrapes. In more recent years Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes have settled on a more realistic approach that sees Bond get by with a simple pistol. ‘SPECTRE’ saw a return to gadgetry with the tricked out Aston Martin whose flamethrower helped Bond escape from evil henchman Mr. Hinx.

  • James Bond Fans Spot Tons of Mistakes In Spectre

    ’Spectre’ is currently doing bumper business at the box office, but eagle-eyed fans have spotted quite a few bloopers in James Bond’s 24th movie so far. Here’s some of the worst mistakes that fans have unearthed on MovieMistakes.com and IMDB. She then follows Bond into the next room dressed only in a negligee.  (Via IMDB) When Hinx appears in the dining car on the train, the rest of the passengers in that car immediately disappear. Also the barman when they enter that part of the train and the kitchen staff too.  (Via MovieMistakes) Behind the police cordon on Westminster Bridge which shows County Hall to the left, a double decker bus with the number 15 and destination Trafalgar Square can be seen.

  • For Their Eyes Only: India board censors Bond's kissing

    It’s the country that gave the world the Kama Sutra, but India’s notoriously prudish film board has ruled that long kissing scenes in the new James Bond movie “Spectre” are not suitable for Indian audiences. The Mumbai-based Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has reined in the fictional British spy’s famously lusty romantic life by cutting the length of two passionate embrace scenes, its chairperson told AFP. “We have reduced them,” CBFC head Pahlaj Nihalani said, referring to separate kissing scenes between Daniel Craig, who plays Bond, and his co-stars Monica Bellucci and Lea Seydoux.

  • Pierce Brosnan Has Said Some Harsh Comments About SPECTRE

    ‘SPECTRE’ has been a smash hit with both audiences and critics, but former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan is not such a big fan. The actor, who played 007 between 1995 and 2002, spoke to HitFix about the Daniel Craig film while promoting his latest project ‘No Escape’.

  • ‘Spectre’ Stuntman: ‘It’s the Little Stunts that Hurt the Most’

    In the new James Bond film, released in the United States today, you can spot Hanton in the chase sequence in Austria, where he is a passenger in the car, speeding down a dangerously snowy road. In Quantum of Solace, Hanton served as Daniel Craig’s James Bond stunt double did a balcony jump from three stories up in Panama without safety wires or cables. Hanton has won three SAG awards for his work in Skyfall, Inception, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, and holds a 2009 Guinness World Record for the most targets hit with a back somersault throw in one hour.

  • Power and Beauty: Honoring the Black Women of Bond

    Berry, in fact, was the first Oscar-winning actress to appear as a Bond woman in the 2002 film Die Another Day (alongside Pierce Brosnan), and Harris is in the new film, Spectre, as Eve Moneypenny, Bond’s boss and head of the British Secret Service. Her new December cover for Essence was unveiled at the gala. ‘Spectre’ actress on the cover of December 2015 Essence.

  • Missing in Action: 17 Forgotten Bond Girls

    <p>Everyone remembers Pussy Galore — not to mention Honey Ryder, Xenia Onatopp, and, ahem, Octopussy. But what about the lesser-known Bond girls, and the stars who played them? These actresses may not have not have been among 007’s top leading ladies, but they’ll always have a place in fans’ hearts — even if it takes a while to remember their names.</p>

  • Badass Bond Girls, From ‘Dr. No’ to ‘Spectre’

    The name’s Bond. James Bond. After 53 years, 24 films, and six actors portraying the titular role, the 007 franchise remains one of the longest-running and most stylish. But let’s face facts: Bond wouldn’t be Bond without the Bond girls.

  • How to Dress Like a Modern Day James Bond

    The dashing Daniel Craig has reprised his role as James Bond for the fourth time in the upcoming Spectre, which has already broken box office records in the UK. And while we can’t wait to see the nail-biting action sequences (brilliantly imagined by director Sam Mendes), Bond’s impeccable style is also a draw. While Brioni outfitted the Bonds of yore, Mendes called his pal Tom Ford to design the well-tailored suits this time around. But it’s not just Craig interpretation of the character that has caught our eye — Pierce Brosnan, Sean Connery, and Timothy Dalton were quite to-do as well.

  • Exclusive stills from the new James Bond film, 'Spectre'

    The world may have seen it before us, but as you patiently wait for the next Bond flick to release, we’ve got a treat for you. Here are the exclusive pictures from the movie Spectre. Directed by Sam Mendes, Spectre marks Daniel Craig’s fourth appearance as the famous British spy. &nbsp; &nbsp; What we know so far is that the story follows a cryptic message from the past that sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Belluci), widow of an infamous criminal.

  • There Was An Alternative SPECTRE Premiere Attended By Z-List Celebrities

    The main premiere of the new James Bond film ‘SPECTRE’ was a glittering affair, attended by not only the film’s cast, but a plethora of A-list celebrities and even the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

  • Is This The Most AWKWARD Interview With Daniel Craig Ever?

    ITV’s Sarah Powell ran into trouble when she was interviewing Daniel Craig for ‘SPECTRE’. The interviewer, perhaps unaware of Craig’s no-nonsense reputation when conducting press interviews, asked him if he was familiar with the “Daniel Craig pout” (we’re not really sure it’s a thing, but anyways). “Nor really, no”, came the deadpan reply. She demonstrated the pout for him and asked him to do it.